The Story of the Middle Ages

Samuel B. HARDING (1866 - 1927)

Intended for a youthful audience, The Story of the Middle Ages, published in 1906, tells the history of the Middle Ages in simple and entertaining fashion, and helps to explain the influence of the Middle Ages on modern times. Topics covered include the rise of the Christian church, Feudalism, Charlemagne, the Crusades, the Hundred Years' War, and the daily life of peasant, noble, and clergy. (Summary by Kara)

Genre(s): Reference, Middle Ages/Middle History

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 00 00 - Introduction Kara Shallenberg
00:05:32
Play 01 01 - The Ancient Germans Kara Shallenberg
00:14:48
Play 02 02 - Breaking the Frontier Kara Shallenberg
00:12:14
Play 03 03 - The Wanderings of the West-Goths Kara Shallenberg
00:11:25
Play 04 04 - The End of the Western Empire Kara Shallenberg
00:22:47
Play 05 05 - The Growth of the Christian Church Kara Shallenberg
00:15:22
Play 06 06 - The Rise of the Franks Kara Shallenberg
00:20:45
Play 07 07 - Franks and Mohammedans Kara Shallenberg
00:14:40
Play 08 08 - Charlemagne Kara Shallenberg
00:20:35
Play 09 09 - The Growth of Feudalism Kara Shallenberg
00:12:25
Play 10 10 - The Deeds of the Northmen Kara Shallenberg
00:17:07
Play 11 11 - The First Crusade Kara Shallenberg
00:21:42
Play 12 12 - Later Crusades Kara Shallenberg
00:14:52
Play 13 13 - Life of the Castle Kara Shallenberg
00:18:45
Play 14 14 - Life of the Village and Town Kara Shallenberg
00:28:05
Play 15 15 - Life of the Monastery Kara Shallenberg
00:16:41
Play 16 16 - Papacy and Empire Kara Shallenberg
00:19:07
Play 17 17 - The Hundred Years' War Kara Shallenberg
00:25:07
Play 18 18 - End of the Middle Ages Kara Shallenberg
00:19:24